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$1.4 Million Dollar Philadelphia Mesothelioma Verdict


A Philadelphia jury today   returned a $1.4 million verdict and assigned 100% liability against sole remaining defendant, Owens Illinois. The Plaintiff’s decedent  died from mesothelioma at the age of 84.  All of the damages were for pain and suffering and loss of consortium.  

Owens Illinois defended that they were not negligent and that the plainitff was not exposed  to the Kaylo pipe insulation sold by Owns Illinois. Furthermore, Owens Illinois argued their product conformed to the state of the art with regards to asbestos thermal insulation. The jury rejected all of Owens Illinois’ defenses.  

As a leader of the plaintiffs' bar, Chris Placitella is known for helping to establish a national asbestos litigation group dedicated to successfully and effectively representing individuals suffering from asbestos-related diseases and their families.

Helping families suffering with mesothelioma for over 35 years. Listen…